September 9, 2015 | By Kimberly Kellogg | Leave a Comment Use Google Apps To Improve Communication With Parents Connecting with parents is vital for a successful classroom. Using Google Apps can make this connection easier. Maintain contact and boundaries with parents using @GoogleVoice. Overcome multicultural limitations using @GoogleTranslate Organize your email inbox with @Google labels & canned responses. Put all lessons and assignments on a @Gmail calendar and embed into your website or send link via email to parents. Use @Blogger to showcase your student’s work. *Be sure to get permission from parents beforehand. Make videos to help equip parents to help their kids with homework at home. Facilitate Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences via @Googlehangout. Create all of your documents and forms in @GoogleDrive for your classroom.